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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1861-1863

Reesor Diary 1861-1863-44.pdf

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Jan 23 1862

{illegible} CB at {illegible}

24

took {illegible} to {illegible} AM cut some logs PM Weather Clear Mild

25

Went to W Bilts {illegible} Weather {illegible} all day from {illegible} R.W. cut logs

Sunday 26

Went to {illegible} for a visit Weather clear Strong wind from the North East

27

Drew 4 logs to {illegible} Mill had Br C {illegible} & himself all day & C B & his oxen PM to draw the logs ready to load Weather Beautiful

28

Chored around Drew oats with the horses {illegible} Went to Reesor {Preach Minister of?} {illegible} in the evening Weather Strong wind from the East slat snow & rain in the evening

29

Drew logs John went with CB to see his father but did not find him {illegible}

30

Drew logs had CB Oxen to draw {illeible} Clear

31

{illegible} AM Took a load of {illegible} wood to {illegible} for AM {illegible} Weather

February 1

Drew logs had CB Oxen a while AM Weather clear mild

2

home all day took dinner with my mother (my father was in Vaughan} BS & I & families were there Weather mild & clear {illegible}

3

Drew 2 logs Went to Election of {illegible} at Nebron Chapel at 10 AM Appointed C {illegible} B {Schnai?} & {illegible} Trusted for the Consent PM mild Weather snowed {illegible}

4

D & P helped {illegible} at threshing Weather

5

Drew logs John went to school Weather mild wind from east this evening

6

Drew logs Went to B.S. Weather soft rain & snow

7

Went to Major Mills with a grist for {illegible} & one for CB school some {illegible} a log for {illegible} want PM went to {illegible} with CB in the evening Weather {illegible} AM clear PM cleared {illegible}

8

{illegible} Weather Clear {illegible}

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